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" ... carrying it up and down the town in great jollity on Midsummer Eve, to which they added the picture of a giant, was in all likelihood first instituted.4 BURFORD, Co. "
Origins of English History - Seite 396
von Charles Isaac Elton - 1882 - 458 Seiten
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The natural history of Oxford-shire: being an essay towards the natural ...

Robert Plot - 1705 - 366 Seiten
...there was depicted a golden Dragon } ; in Memory of which ffi&wy, perhaps theCuftom (yet within Memory) of making a 'Dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the Town in great Jollify on Midfummer Eve, to which (I kwow not for what Reafbn) they added z might likely enough be...
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The Compleat English Copyholder: Or, A Guide to Lords of Manors ..., Band 1

Gentleman of the Inner Temple, Sir Bartholomew Shower - 1735 - 598 Seiten
...whereon was depifted a Golden Dragon; in Remembrance of which Vic* tory, the Cuftom (yet within Memory) of making a Dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the Town in great Jollity on Midfammer Eve, to which thejf added the Pifture of a Giant, was in all Likelihood firft inflituted....
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Nottinghamshire - Somersetshire

Thomas Cox - 1738
...confider that there hath long been a Cuftom kept up in this Town (ftili in Memory, fays- Dr. Plot) of making a Dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the Town in great Jollity on Midfummer Eve, which fccms to bear a plain Remembrance of taking the Golden Dragon by King Cutbred....
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Parochial Antiquities Attempted in the History of Ambrosden ..., Band 1

White Kennett - 1818 - 9 Seiten
...town, betwixt it and Upton. In memory of which victory perhaps the custom (yet within memory} of mahing a dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the town in great jollity on Midsummer eve, to which (/ know not for what reason) they added a giant, might likely enough be first instituted r. Cuthred...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1826
...death.'— Aubrey MS., AD 1686. There was formerly a custom on Midsummer Eve at Burford, in Oxfordshire, of making a dragon yearly, and carrying it up and down the streets in great jollity, Sac.—Kennett MS. *25. CURIOUS CUSTOM AT ST. MARY-AT-HILL, LONDON. ' There...
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Time's Telescope

1827
...History of Oxfordshire,' p. 349, mentions a custom at Burford, in that county (yet within memory), of making a dragon yearly, and carrying it up and...great jollity, on Midsummer eve, to which they added a. giant. At Dunkirk and Douay it has been an immemorial custom, on a certain holiday in the year,...
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History of the City of Chester, from Its Foundation to the Present Time ...

Joseph Hemingway - 1831
...occasions. Dr. Plott, in his history of Oxfordshire, mentions a custom at Burford, in that county, of making a dragon yearly, and carrying it up and...town in great jollity, on Midsummer Eve, to which he says, not knowing for what reason, they added a Giant. In the printed accounts of the churchwardens...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Band 1

John Brand - 1849
...his History of Oxfordshire, p. 349, mentions a custom at Burford in that county (yet within memory), of making a dragon yearly, and carrying it up and...town in great jollity, on Midsummer Eve ; to which, he says, not knowing for what reason, they added a giant. It is curious to find Dr. Plott attributing...
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Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors: Originally Collected by Thomas ..., Band 1

Thomas Blount - 1874 - 456 Seiten
...insupportable exactions the former King not being able to endure, he came into the field against Ethelbald, met and overthrew him there, winning his banner, whereon...the picture of a giant, was in all likelihood first instituted.4 BURFORD, Co. OF SALOP. This came from the posterity of Theodoric Say to Robert de Mortimer,...
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Tenures of Land & Customs of Manors: Originally Collected by Thomas ..., Band 1

Thomas Blount - 1874 - 456 Seiten
...insupportable exactions the former King not being able to endure, he came into the field against Ethelbald, met and overthrew him there, winning his banner, whereon...the picture of a giant, was in all likelihood first instituted.4 BURFORD, Co. OF SALOP. This came from the posterity of Theodoric Say to Robert de Mortimer,...
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